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7:00 am caption colorado, l.l.c. breaking news. fire and rain. a fast moving wildfire destroys dozens of homes and forces thousands to evacuate in colorado. while in texas, tropical storm hermine brings 60-mile-per-hour winds and heavy rain and flash flooding. obama's new plan. the president proposes to spend $50 billion on roads, airports, and railways. and offers businesses a $200 billion tax cut. but the gop says not so fast. van der sloot's revenge. the main tuesday sect in natalee's disappearance admits he took $25,000 from her family to row veal where his body was just out of spite.
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new bombshells from an interview. "early request this tuesday, september 7th, 2010. captioning funded by cbs it is a glorious morning. especially if you are going back to school today for the first time. it is a good morning nonetheless in new york city. >> it is glorious for the parents. >> get on the bus. >> exactly. good to have you with us this morning. you saw some of the pictures from the wildfire. you know the area really well in colorado. we are going to bring thank you latest on the fires. dozens of homes burned. including four homes that belonged to firefighters fighting the blaze. >> also coming up this morning, you heard about the controversy near ground zero, proposed building of the islamic cultural center there. will have been all kinds of people protesting this. one of them is a preacher from florida. he has been on the march on
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this. he promised to burn a koran on the anniversary of the 9/11 -- anniversary. and it has gotten an interesting response from the commander of our troops in iraq. he says it is really bad. we will have more on that. >> we want to get to this first breaking news this morning. out of control wildfire around the area of boulder, colorado. tropical storm hermine, texas coming along the shore of the texas/mexico border. we will hear from don teague. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, erica. winds fueled this fast moving fire. but the winds have calmed down a bit now and leaving a lot of smoke in the air. at least this gives firefighters the opportunity to try to get the upper hand. a billowing plume of smoke blanketed the denver metro area.
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wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour quickly spread the blaze. burning 3500 acres. more than 500 residents have left their homes and 3,000 more are under mandatory evacuations. >> come back out. >> reporter: fire officials say that dozens of homes were lost. including four that belonged to those fighting the blaze. >> there were homes lost and did belong to firefighters here working this afternoon. they have been notified and been released from the inci . >> reporter: tom and anna's home was completely destroyed. >> i left. it was so close. here to the trees. wall of fire. >> reporter: 100 firefighters and 35 engines are on the scene. the fire continues to burn in rugged steep areas that are hard to reach.
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late monday, winds subsided enough that three aerial tankers grounded for most of the day were finally cleared to take off and begin dropping 40,000 gallons of fire retardant. so far no cause has been determined for this fire. and it is too early to put percentage of containment on this blaze. in south texas this morning the concerns are about flooding. not fire. tropical storm hermine made landfall late last night and dumping huge amounts of rain. don teague is on south padre island this morning with the latest on that storm. don, good morning. >> good morning, erica. this storm developed and intensified so quickly that many residents here in south texas had no time to prepare for it. fortunately, though, the storm made landfall before it could become a hurricane. it was a surprise storm that almost became a hurricane. tropical storm hermine began
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monday morning as a tropical depression but by early in the evening, strengthened. 65-mile-per-hour winds and driving rain. for residents along the texas coast it was a threat and seems to come from nowhere. >> came up from mexico. i mean, it is different for sure. >> reporter: hermine made landfall in mexico 40 miles south of brownsville, texas. the winds, less of a problem than the rain which caused flooding and should slides in mexican villages that destroyed at least 20 homes. the storm could dump four to eight inches of rain or more in south texas and it is forecast to continue dropping heavy rain as it moves north to oklahoma. as a precaution schools are closed in much of south texas today. but so far we have no reports of major damage or flooding. though flooding is a concern with so much rain expected today. they are also concerned about
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tornadoes at this tropical storm moves north across the state towards oklahoma. don teague, cbs news, south padre island, texas. >> to the economy and politics. with unemployment at 9.6% and mid terp electrics just two months away, president obama is out and about this week promo promoting new ideas to get the economy moving again. cbs news senior white house correspondent bill plante has the latest on that. bill, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, harry. the stalled economy has fueled voter discontent. and democrats fears of losing congress. the president will be on the campaign trail for much of the next two months trying to turn things around. >> i am going to keep fighting every single day. every single hour and every single minute, to turn this economy around and put people back to work and renew the american dream. not just for your family, not just for all of our families but for future generations. >> reporter: pumped up in full
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campaign mode before a crowd of union members in milwaukee, mr. obama celebrated his administration's accomplishments. announced a new project to repair the nation's train structure. the proposal would rebuild 150,000 miles of roads and 4,000 miles of rail and reconstruct 150 miles of runway. as well as modernizing the air traffic control system. administration officials insist that this isn't another stimulus but the president says it will be a big boost to the economy. >> this will not only create jobs immediately. it is also going to make our economy -- over the long haul. >> reporter: john boehner shot back in a statement saying we don't need more government stimulus spending. we immediate to end washington democrats on' out of control spending spree and stop tax hikes and create jobs. administration officials proposed to pay important the inf infrastructure rebidding by eliminating tax breaks for oil and gas production.
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and the president will soon propose another tax break for small business. he wants to eliminate taxes on capital very many for the coming year. until the end of 2011. harry. >> bill plante at the white house this morning. thank you. here now to talk to take a closer look at the president's plans are cbs news business and economics correspondent rebecca jarvis and in washington, cbs news political analyst john dickerson. good morning to you both. remember beck a let's start with you. let's go through the two plans. $50 billion sort of stimulus junior as it were. do all -- >> infrastructure. >> this is supposed to be a feed really for much larger idea of dressing infrastructure needs. >> we had those needs. obviously in the very first stimulus which was about $800 billion some of the stimulus needs were supposed to be addressed. if you look at those numbers, that original stimulus dollars, that original $800 billion or so
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stimulus dollars, that created, according to the congress budget office, which is -- a nonpartisan group, that created 1.4 to 3.4 million jobs. if you think about the plan, $50 billion, that's the proposal, that, if it is an apples to apples comparison, it is a 1/1 of the original plan could create 88,000206,000 jobs in a year. >> that's not a low of jobs. it is being welcomed politically in some corners and being shunned by -- in other corners. let's get john dickerson onboard here. talk a little bit about the reaction of this. what was the resounding sound especially from republicans? >> the resounding sound was a huge raspberry from all republican corners. it is the president's proposal, it is almost as if the press releases are prewritten. last-minute desperate attempt by the president and say more big government spending will balloon the deficit. this was right into their existing playbook. >> all right. let's talk about this to this --
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this other -- a whole -- kind of putting a different template on the way businesses write down their own very many in their businesses. >> yeah. as bill plante mentioned, it is an original for two years. businesses won't have to wait to write down the investments in new things. instead they will get to take it off their books. they will get to take the deducts in taxes. $200 billion plan and some economists estimate it will help grow business very many by 5% to 10% which could be a boost to some new businesses as well as new jobs. >> john dickerson, between haven't heard so much reaction to that yet. you about sort of overall, almost anything that the white house talks about, say over the last couple of months or so, has been met with a raspberry. i suppose we should assume this will be -- met with the same kind of reaction. >> it will be. the problem is the president has to get niece things through congress. then particularly in the senate that requires republican votes and his -- president's allies in the senate say that just isn't going to happen. so then does the president have an issue? can he take it on the stum and
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say i'm trying to give republicans things that they want that they said they wanted and they are still saying no. that will be his message the next two months. >> that's really ends up being the question is there any chance any of this stuff the white house is talking about is going to get any support from republicans? >> no. and -- the -- there may abtiny bit of support for the $30 billion small business bill. small businesses, something that everybody loves. but in the end, the president is going to have to try to rally his troops around the idea that the republicans are really trying to block anything that is sensible. >> yeah. okay. finally -- last but not least, all through this then, the bush tax cuts has become the sort of mantra and -- of sorts that the republicans say do not touch this. do not touch this. what's the news on that today n. >> well, this $200 billion tax credit for businesses throughout the country, some are viewing it as potential alternative to the bush tax cuts. for the upper earning incomers. >> thanks very much.
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thank you very much for joining us. your insight this morning, we have a lot of news to get to. jeff glor is standing by. hes that rest of the morning's headlines. >> good morning to you. good morning, everyone. this morning warn prosecuting the u.s. commander in afghanistan. planned by a florida pastor to burn copies of the koran could pose a danger to u.s. troops. mandy, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes. the u.s. military officials say that they do not want the florida based chair much protest to go ahead because it will put american lives at risk. those serving their country and afghanistan. protesters rallied outside of a kabul mosque yesterday condemning the u.s. church's plan to burn their holy book. >> we are trying to make it very clear in america we have freedom of religion, freedom of speech. and they are more than welcome to be here. more than welcome to worship. >> reporter: for muslim it is koran is considered the word of
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god. and should be treated with respect. the sum commander in afghanistan, david petraeus, has warned that images of burning korans could be used to stir even greater anti-american feelings and ultimately jeopardize the u.s. mission in afghanistan. militants online already say that american troops will be a greater target now. the muslim leader who organized the protests warned that if the koran burning does go ahead it will only increase hatred for americans in afghanistan and lead to countrywide protests. >> mandy clark in kabul this morning. thank you. transit strikes in england and france are making for a tough commute overseas. the london subway the tube are on strike. they walked off the job last night to protest job cuts. in paris, the subways are bare. transit workers and friends are striking over plans to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62. in los angeles, overnight protests against a police
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shooting turned violent. they started late last night west of downtown l.a. police in riot gear confronted protesters and angry over the death of a guatemalan immigrant who was shot sunday when he threatened police with a knife. the protesters set fires and threw debris. kids in portland, oregon, returned to school this morning. but there is a sense of grief at one school where a student, kyron horman, remains missing. bill whitaker reports. >> reporter: tv cameras have been a near constant presence at kyron horman's elementary school since he disappeared more than three months ago. on this first day of class newly installed state of the art security cameras will be keeping a constant watch to ensure the other students' safety. >> everybody is touched by this case. everybody wants to find kyron. >> reporter: today kyron would be starting third grade. this feet so the last image of him taken at a science fair by the last known person known to
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have seen him before his disappearance, terri horman. police refused to call her a suspect or even a person of interest. but she has become a lightning rod for scorn and especially from the biological parent kaine horman and desiree young. >> she needs to come clean and do the right thing. >> reporter: even if terri horman admitted guilt prosecutors may have trouble making their case. >> i don't know that even if a confession itself would be enough. it has -- a lot of circumstantial evidence. we don't have the key evidence. we don't have the boy. >> reporter: kyron's father says he's hopeful his son will return to school with the other kids. he's already signed him up to play soccer. >> school supplies are in a new backpack waiting for him when he comes home. >> reporter: thursday will mark kyron's 8th birthday. bill whitaker, cbs news, los angeles. >> finally some are calling him
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big changes in our weather, low clouds and fog swept onshore, folks and even making its way inside the bay right now. cooler temperatures on the way around the bay area after those hot numbers yesterday. looking at temperatures cooling off and boy, out even along the coastline you will see only 50s and 60s inside the bay. 60s to 70s inland where we saw 90s yesterday, struggling to get into the 80s, even cooler tomorrow staying below normal toward the weekend. >> that's your latest weather. now to erica and harry. >> thank you. still ahead this morning, murder suspect van der sloot talking about why he lied to natalee holloway's family in exchange for big money. also, is your car safe in valet parking? an "early show" investigation may show you have been taken for
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it's been a little while, but joran van der sloot back in the headlines. another interview where he says, yeah, i took shall money from natalee holloway's parents. so what? >> also coming up, a lot of us have this thing where we do pot want to valet park. and the reason why is you don't want to know what some of the valet parkers are doing with your car. a special undercover investigation when we come back. >> announcer: this portion of "the early show" sponsored by priority mail flat rate boxes. only from the postal service. a simpler way to ship. if we didn't have to weigh 'em all. if those boxes are under 70 lbs. you don't have to weigh 'em. with these priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service, if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate.
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good morning. it's 7:25. in the headlines, two double shootings under investigation in oakland. in both cases, a man and a woman were wounded. the latest was last night near west and 36th streets in west oakland. earlier in the day, there was a shooting in east oakland. no suspect or suspect information in either case. the richmond city council is considering helping keach three schools open. the council has already put money into kennedy high schools and two elementaries to keep them operating this year. now it's looking to help fund the schools for next year, as well. and the man who climbed the outside of a skyscraper in san francisco yesterday says he did it to raise awareness for a couple of issues. one is cancer, the other is the threat terrorism poses to america. he received two misdemeanor
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all right. out to the bay bridge toll plaza where there are a lot of cars and a lot of stacking up. it's backed up well foot macarthur maze. the metering lights were turned on before 6:30.
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it slowed things down. no accidents, just backed up full strength as far as the commute goes. heavy traffic coming out of downtown san jose. these are the northbound lanes of 280 approaching the 880 interchange, and it's backed up pretty much to ray street. just got an accident reported into the dublin interchange. westbound 580 right before 680, an accident. it is off to the right shoulder. but it is a little slow on our sensors. that's your traffic. lawrence, the clouds are moving in. >> yeah, elizabeth was looking at that picture of ocean beach. where everybody? yesterday the beach was filled with people but clouds have moved in and it's going to stay cool around the bay area over the next few days and well, project into the weekend compared to yesterday. temperatures today on the high- end, you will still see sunshine and 70s. some low 80s inland. 60s and 70s around the bay, toward the coast patchy fog and temperatures there mainly in the 50s and low 60s, even cool tomorrow before we cool down. another trough of low pressure dives into the bay area. temperatures below average.
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gorgeous blue sky reflect in the windows there. a beautiful day in new york city. welcome back to "the early show." hope it's gorgeous wherever you are. >> when you park your car with a valet, you think it stays in that exact spot? you assume they go up -- >> not if it's that car. >> you think it's all good, right? we'll meet a couple who say their car was taken for, listen, a 700 mile joy ride and they have some important advice, as well. so make sure it doesn't happen to you. >> ferris buehler"ferris buehle flash books. plus a new study takes a look at all the traditional row carb
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fair. turns out all that could raise your cancer risk. you can avoid it with a low carb diet that replaces though things. we'll help you lose weight and be healthier. first the latest on joran van der sloot currently waiting trial for the murder of a young woman in peru. he's still the main suspect in the cdisappearance of natalee holloway. van der sloot says he took thousands of dollars from the holloway family. >> when he was arrested for the murder of stephany flores, the fbi accused him of accepting money in return for information lead to go natalee holloway's body. now during this interview with a dutch newspaper, van der sloot says he did it purely out of revenge. charged with the murder of 21-year-old stephanie flores, joran van der sloot has been talking, but not about that
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murder case. during an interview with a dutch newspaper, van der sloot admits to extorting $25,000 from the parents of natalee holloway in exchange for the locate of their daughter's body. when asked why, he says he did it because he wanted to get back at them saying, quote, her parents have been making my life tough for years. when they offered to pay for the girl's location, i thought why not. holloway disappeared in may 2005 in aruba and van der sloot was the prime suspect. four months ago he was caught during an fbi sting operation. he gave an agent a location that later turned out to be false. he has since been indicted on extortion and wire fraud. the 23-year-old dutch man is how awaiting trial in peru for the murder of stephany flores. the two of them can be seen here on hotel surveillance video playing poker and later entering the hotel room where flores was found dead. he initially confessed but later said his statements were coerced and that he didn't have a state appointed translator.
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so far all his requests to have his confession thrown out have been denied. he faces 35 years in prison for the murder of stephany flores. he's been arrested twice by aruban authorities in connection with the holloway case. but never charged. erica? joining us now is jack ford. we've talked about this case a few times. this is an interesting latest twist. where does it figure in? because there are a few charges here that he's facing, c. >> i think your first instinct is this must hurt him in terms of the natally holloway case. held legally it really doesn't. it's stunningly insensitive, but legally, it's not an admission. he's not saying, yes, i killed her. he's saying, well, i wanted to get back at the parents here. so does it create another suspicious element, yes, but is it enough for a prosecutor to say now we got him for natalee
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hollow holloway? the answer is to. >> this case in peru obviously the laws are different this each country the way trials are handled. but when it comes to that trial in peru, is this information that could be brought up, that could perhaps influence the case in any way or not really? >> probably not. it might be out there on the periphery and depending upon whether are or it not he testifies and says some things that might create an opening for this to co, then you might hear something about it. they have a lot of evidence against him and the confession is still in play and probably will be in play. >> why is this guy still talking? you'd think his attorney would say just be quiet. >> i used to say you can protect against a lot of things except for the random acts of stupidity on on the part of your own client. and one of the first things you
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nice safe spot, but we talked to several valets who say it's common to take joy rides and put the pedal to the metal. when mimi and ulrikh went away on vacation, they parked their car with a valley service. when you parked your car and left for your trip, you decided, hey, i'm going to write down our mileage. >> sure, yeah. just to see. almost a game. >> reporter: they had seen a news report that parking attendantses sometimes go rogue, so imagine their surprise when they returned 11 days later. you come back from the trip and you look at the odometer and what do you see? >> a different number. >> we couldn't believe our eyes. >> reporter: the odometer had gone from 32,366 miles to more than 33,000. an extra 724 miles. that's like driving from new york city to pittsburgh and back.
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like a scene straight out of "ferris buehler's day off," it's no secret valets have keys and will travel in your car. >> take it out and have some fun with the car. >> reporter: phillip alameda is a former valet who says he and his co-workers would go for spins in other people's cars almost every night. >> porsche, ferraris, generally all upscale cars. depending upon how busy it was and, you know, what car it was, there was definitely a lot of joy riding going on. >> reporter: in this video shot by a parking attendant and posted to youtube, you can see disregard for customer's cars is not out of the ordinary. but joy i'd go is one thing. crashing customers' cars is another. this car was totaled at a casino in st. louis when a valet smashed into a pillar. what do you think they were doing your car? >> i have no clue.
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>> no idea. >> reporter: they say no damage was done to their car, but the next time they go on vacation, they're not leaving their car anywhere. >> this time we drive the car. >> and the company that owns the lot where the gunters parked their car says they are looking into their claim that someone went for a joy ride, harry. >> so if you are going to valley park your car or going to have a valet park your kay, is there anything you really can do to make sure it doesn't get taken for a ride? >> a couple things. you can as these folks did write down the mileage and make sure that the parking attendant knows that you're writing down the mileage. but also experts say grease the palm. the valets we talked to and car experts we talked to said when you give over the keys, also give over a tip. and then ensure that you're going to give another tip on the back end when you get your car back in good condition.
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it, all these health problems. >> some real risks. and as you mentioned, it's not just low carb, but it's high protein, high fat, which is instead of the carbs that are so harmful. but this diet is actually harmful, as well. they followed about 130,000 people and actually found that those on the low carbohydrate high fat, high protein diet, especially high animal fat and animal protein, actually had a freig greater risk of death and cancers and heart experts have been saying this for years, there is a healthier way to go where you can still dou low car, but substitute a lot of plant based. >> so if you feel it works for you, what are we talking about specifically? is it tofu and avocadoses? >> the key to any successful diet is anyone can lose weight over any period of time, but you need to maintain it. and it needs to be relate abiliable
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and work for your lifestyle. good sources of protein like tofu, almonds are and work for your lifestyle. good sources of protein like tofu, almonds are good. and the healthy fats, olive oil, avocado are great, whole grains and vegetables and fruits like bear i are uryinear bury, spina. >> and you can still maintain your health, which is more important.bury, spinach. >> and you can still maintain your health, which is more important. that's also a study out today that finds that people a lot of times looking for low carb misinterpret the way things are written on the box. >> and this falls under the category of no good deed goes unfinished. a hot are puts on the front signs and information about carbohydrate contents. this study found that over the last four year period, the sales of these products due to this advertising actually increased by over 500%. now, that seems like it's a good
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thing, people are being more health conscious, not if you miss the ingredients which you have to look at at the back of the label, the proteins, the fats, the total carbohydrates. you could be getting low carb, but high calorie. >> and high fat. so bottom line, everything in moderation, i'm guess something. >> and you know what to eat. you want to eat from the farm, not the factory. >> sounds good. thanks. stay with us, we'll be right back, you're watching "the early show" on krks. >> announcer: "cbs health watch" sponsored by centrum ultra women's. the most complete multivitamin just for women. the most complete multivitamin for women. it has vitamin d, which emerging science suggests supports breast health, and calcium for bone health. centrum ultra women's.
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you may have seen this video before. tampa bay game just the other night. woman is right there in the front owe and the ball gets hit. ow, ow, ow! but what happens afterwards? >> no main, no gain. >> she ends up catching another
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foul ball and another foul ball. three in one might. >> amazing. >> she's in the studio with us live and we'll hear her amazing story when we come back. ,,,,,,,,
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it is 7:55. time for news headlines from cbs 5. i'm sydnie kohara. two men working to recycle an old tugboat are blamed for an oil spill in the petaluma river. firefighters say the men sliced the boat open yesterday and up to 600 gallons of oil spilled out. booms were set to control an oil sheen that covered two miles of the river near downtown petaluma. governor schwarzenegger will lead a delegation on a trade mission to asia this week. it's a six-day trip to japan, south korea and china. it aims to promote california products and secure more business for companies in the state. that group will leave thursday. and newark police looking into the death of a man whose body was found near a hotel swimming pool. 26-year-old julius hughes was found dead yesterday at the w suites where police had to break up a pool party the night before. the victim was once a suspect
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in a 2008 homicide in san francisco. but those charges were later dropped. traffic and weather right after this. ,, [ female announcer ] we know jerry brown was mayor of oakland, but what were the results? fact: brown promised to improve schools. but the drop out rate increased 50%, and the state had to take over the schools. fact: the city controller found employees paid for 22,000 hours... they never worked. fact: brown promised to cut crime. but murders doubled, making oakland the 4th most dangerous city in america. jerry brown. he just can't deliver the results
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good morning. the commute is pretty rough in a lot of areas right now. let's go to a traffic alert just issued in hayward, southbound 880 approaching tennyson, three left lanes blocked due to a motorcycle crash in the area. you can see how slow it is just jammed from at least marina boulevard in san leandro. even once you get past the
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accident scene, very slow right now in southbound 880 all the way towards alvarado niles in fremont. a lot of brake lights as well coming out of the altamont pass. we had an earlier accident near grant line. traffic never fully recovered. 36 minutes is your drive time from the altamont pass out towards the dublin interchange where it remains very slow from hacienda. a quick check now of the south bay where traffic has been jammed on northbound 280 from downtown all the way out to cupertino for at least a good half hour. that is your traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> all right, weather looking like it's going to change big time around the bay area today. low clouds and fog are already over the city of san francisco. of course, out toward the coastline now extending inside and through the bay and into the delta so big changes in the works after we had those hot numbers yesterday. temperatures way down. still comfortable inland. 70s and low 80s. 60s and 70s inside the bay with patchy fog. patchy fog at the coast with 50s and 60s for the highs. warming into thursday and friday.
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crazy beautiful day today in new york city. i can't get this out of my head. a lot of places in the country, kids have been back to school for weeks already. but here in the northeast, this really is the back to school day for so many folks. >> the kickoff. >> the kids, parents, are all looking at each other like -- >> the parents are going yes! the kids are going, do i have to get up? >> welcome back. i hope it's going well in your household. i'm harry smith with erica hill. >> very good morning to you. ahead, serious talk about your 401(k). so many people obviously dealing
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with financial hardships in the tough economy. some people taking a hardship withdrawal from 401(k)s this year. it's supposed to be the absolute last resort. more and more are turning to it. ray martin here to tell us whether it is a smart idea, if ever, also give you other options if you do need cash right now that could play better especially in the long run. >> also, did you ever catch a foul ball at a baseball game. >> you have, right? >> i have, indeed, many times. >> this morning, you'll meet a woman who, believe it or not, caught tleef them in one inning. >> that's incredible. >> her name and identity will be rereeled here in just a few moments. she joins us live in the studio. >> always brings her glove, you said, right? >> yes. >> she's always ready to go. before we get to any of that, we'll get you a check of the weather. jeff glor standing by at the news desk. >> good morning once again. a wind-blown wildfire outside of
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colorado has destroyed dozens of homes. rick salinger of our station is with us there this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. there's no exact number of the homes destroyed. we do know four of them belonged to firefighters who had been on the lines trying to fight this blaze. right now it's estimated some 3500 acres have burned. the fire roared through the foothills fanned by heavy winds on monday. only later in the day could air takers get into the sky to drop retardant. 3,000 residents are under evacuation orders. shelters have been set up. most people are choosing to stay with family and friends. the winds are expected to diminish somewhat today as the aerial attack on the fire picks up. despite all the property damage, fortunately there have been no deaths or serious injuries. rick salinger for cbs news, boulder, colorado. >> tropical storm hermine is
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bashing south texas with strong winds and very heavy rain. flooding is a concern in some areas. cbs news correspondent don teague on south padre island with more on that. don, good morning to you. >> good morning, jeff. you can see it's not raining here but there is quite a bit of rain going on with this storm in areas to the north as this storm moves forward. hermine formed so quickly in the gulf of mexico, it really took a lot of people by surprise going from tropical depression to powerful tropical storm within just a matter of hours, then making landfall last night at about 8:30 local time 40 miles south of the border with mexico, south of brownville. now, there were some flooding problems in mexico. we don't have any reports in the u.s. yet of any major damage or flooding, but we know that that's the major risk of this storm as it moves forward through the day. they are expecting four to eight inches of rain in some areas. a possible 12 inches localized as this storm moofsd north
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toward oklahoma. that's what everyone is watching here in texas today, jeff. >> don teague on south padre island. thank you. >> overnight, 20 aftershocks hit new zealand rocked by a powerful quake. this is newly released surveillance video from a department store. the quake measured 7.1, destroyed building and roadways. nobody was hurt but experts say another storm quake might hit in the coming days. a coyote believed to attack people in a new york city suburb was shot and killed. the animal attacked a boy and then a young girl an hour from new york city. neither was seriously hurt. that coyote will be tested for rabies. finally a short story. meet edward hernandez. he is 24 years old from bogota colombia. the guinness book of world records has just declared him the shortest man in the world. how tall is hernandez? he stands just over 2'3" from
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in "moneywatch," taking money out of your 401(k). money. in this morning's money watch, taking money out of your 401(k). the number of workers who have borrowed from their retirement accounts reached a 10-year high. a record took what is known as a hardship withdrawal. "the early show" show financial adviser is here to tell us why it is in most cases not the best move. good to have you with us as always. i had never, until we saw numbers come out, i had never seen a hardship withdrawal. >> this is a very special type of withdrawal. it's not a loan from your 401(k) but an actual withdrawal only allowed in special circumstances. you can only take these when you're working for the employer that sponsors the 401(k) plan. these can be taxable and have penalties. >> they are tabsable. they have up to a 10% penalty as well. >> that's right. numerous downsizes. first, who can actually take these. these are employees who have a
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hardship situation. it's immediate and heavy. and they can only satisfy that by taking money from the 401(k) plan. they actually have to prove that. the circumstances are like paying unreimbursed medical expenses, college education tuition expenses. >> that's considered a hardship expense. >> that's considered hardship, education and tuition cost. to prevent foreclosure and eviction from your home, primary residence. those are actual hardships. >> you have to lay this out. that has to be approved. you have to tell the employer, whoever handles your 401(k) this is exactly what's happening. >> here are the down sides to taking a hardship withdrawal. first, the amount you take out is taxable as income. the second downside, the 10% penalty will apply if you're under the age 59 1/2. most people who take hardships are between 35 and 55 years old. the third is you're prohibited
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from taking for six months. >> you can't put more money aside in that six months. >> you can't. you can't put the money back into the 401(k) that you took out as a hardship. hardship withdrawals permanently reduce the amount enyour 401(k). the last things you mentioned, you have to provide a detailed statement to your employer about the private details of your situation. that can be private and invasive. there's down sides but so many people are doing it. >> there are alternatives. what are some of the options if you need cash now. >> if you work for the employer that has a 401(k) plan and they offer a 401(k) loan, i don't like loans but that's bernhardship because the amount you borrow is not penaltized. you can -- >> you contribute even while paying back. >> still contribute and put the monday back into the fund. if you leave the employer, the amount taken out can be withdrawal and taxes and penalties. that's a downside. if you're really in a hardship
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situation, another loan might not be affordable. >> another possibility, rolling it to an ira. >> there are nine circumstances where you can avoid the 10% penalty. ira are taxable as income. you avoid the penalty if you need it for payment of medical insurance premiums, unreimbursed medical expenses or education and tuition fees and costs, even the purchase of a home. there are circumstances you can avoid the 10% penalty for an ira withdrawal and not 401(k). >> those are things to keep in mind. >> even hearing all this, hearing the down sides, there is ever a situation where you would say, yes, this is time for you to do that hardship withdrawal from 401(k). >> rarely here. i'm getting e-mails from folks that are saying, look, i had to take a withdrawal from 401(k), i lost my job. i'm in bankruptcy, can i avoid taxes here. iras and 401(k)s are exempt from
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creditor judgments and bankruptcies. if you think you're in a serious hardship and bankruptcy is inevitable don't take the withdrawal from your 401(k) plan instead get on with the process would be my advice. or take the withdrawal from roth ira. most people in hardship don't have those options. >> we have to remember you do need that later on. always such great advice, thank you. >> you're welcome, erica. >> for more great advice or a question, logon to just ahead, imagine you're 16 years old, alone at sea for 210 days. and it was your own idea. you're going to meet the australian teen who set sail. she'll tell us all about it after this. and it was your own idea. you'll meet the australian teen who set sail. she'll tell us all about it after this. diabetes testing? it's all the same. nothing changes.
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sailboat called the pink lady and when she came back, seven months later, she was recognized as the youngest person to sail around the world by herself nonstop. before we talk to her about it, here is a look back at her trip of a lifetime. ♪ >> reporter: sques came watson was just 12 years old when she first dremt about sailing around the world. mow motivated by the story of jesse martin, she decided her life's ambition was to some day break martin's record. just four years later, 16-year-old jessica was ready to begin her own voyage. and last october, armed with her parents' support and a video camera, she began her epic journey around the world. along the way, she documented her adventure, an adventure that
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was filled with memories of a lifetime. one month in, she celebrated her first crossing of the equator. >> not really that bad. >> reporter: she then spent the holidays at point nemo, rounded cape horn and passed south of cape town. finally on may 15th of this year, after spending 210 days alone at sea, jessica returned to sydney beating her inspiration jesse martin's record. and fulfilling her childhood dream. >> and jessica watson is here exclusively with us this morning. she just flew in from australia, qua where her book about this adventure is the country's number one best seller. it's on sale here in the united states as daf. good morning, how are you?
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>> good morning, not bad. >> thought bad concerning the jet lag and everything else. >> i'm catching up with it all. >> did you grow up on the sea, did your parents have a sailboat? what was it that made you position you could do h? >> wasn't the traditional sailing family. mom and dad sent us on to sailing school and we sort of fell for it and dragged mom and dad into it. we'd go boating quite a bit and all of us lived on the family's motor boat for five or six years. so sort of really got in to it. >> so when you had the idea, though, to sale around the world and you sat down with your parents and said i want to do this, what was their reaction? h. >> the interesting thing is a lot of people find it hard to believe, but only a few years aing a go, i was the kid that was scared of everything. >> you were scared of everything. >> yeah, trailing ash behind the others. i didn't like getting wet, didn't like heights. kind of the last person you'd
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imagine to sit you down and say i'm going to sale other than and i go around the world. and i had to tell myself if you're going to sail around the world, you'll have to toughen up a bit. >> i sail a little bit and the idea of it scares me silly. going around below africa with seas as tall as buildings. >> yeah, i suppose call me crazy, but i had quite a few years to get my head around this and it just kept building up and kept asking myself could you do this. what would you do in that situation. and i wanted to make it as safe as possible and then get out there and give it a go. >> you know this is very controversial because younger and younger people are trying to do different kinds of feats all the time and people are saying the parents are crazy, the kids are irresponsible.
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and within your own household, how do you answer that? >> definitely, i mean, look, sailing around the world is a bit scary and dangerous thing to be doing and for those people who is pretty much everyone who didn't understand the preparation, the team of experienced people around me, the reason why mom and dad were letting me go, it must have sounded down right crazy. and you can understand that. but mom and dad like i said were not crazy, they let me go for a reason because we'd done everything possible to make it -- >> as safe as possible. including a boat that would right itself. because it tipped how many times? >> six knock downs. that's when the poet's turned completely upside down. >> and enough air tight compartments in a sailboat like that that it will eventually right itself. >> it items itself quite quickly. you just hang on until that happens. a you have tough little boat. >> and you are out there all by
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yourself. did you think you would go crazy? >> i always talk to myself, so nothing new there. >> so you're your own best company? >> i don't know what that says about me, whether a good or bad thing, but it's amazing what you get used to. i had a lot of amazing technology so i was able to keep in touch with the family. >> so you complete the squourn any and you return to sydney harbor and there are tens of thousands of people out to greet you. every network this australia broadcast this for hours. what was it like to be embraced like that? >> completely overwhelming. here i am just spent 210 days out there by myself and there's loot of empty ocean. i think i saw land three times not counting return and healeav sydney. so you get back and 100,000 more on the harbor, just completely
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overwhelming. >> what a story to tell. and more to tell in the book. jessica, thank you very much for being here. ,,,,,,
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be arraigned this afternoon for shooting hayward police officer ast month. andrew good morning. it's 8:25. in the headlines this morning, a man will be arraigned today for shooting todd young last month. andrew barrientos was arrested near mexico. he said he didn't know the person he shot in oakland was a police officer. young is still in serious condition. hundreds of gallons of oil spilled into the petaluma river. booms were set out to contain the slick to a two-mile stretch. and the man who climbed the outside of a skyscraper in san francisco yesterday says he did it to raise awareness about two problems in society. one is cancer, the other is the threat of terrorism against tall buildings. he received two misdemeanor citations. traffic and weather right after this. ,,,,,,,,
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[ female announcer ] we know jerry brown was mayor of oakland, but what were the results? fact: brown promised to improve schools. but the drop out rate increased 50%, and the state had to take over the schools. fact: the city controller found employees paid for 22,000 hours... they never worked. fact: brown promised to cut crime. but murders doubled, making oakland the 4th most dangerous city in america. jerry brown. he just can't deliver the results california needs now. all right. good morning. out to the bay bridge toll plaza, where traffic is unusually quiet. it was backed up to the macarthur maze. a lot of people are stuck in traffic on the eastshore freeway. it's jammed from cummings skyway all the way down to university, where there was an earlier crash. so that bottleneck is actually causing a lighter commute here. it's also pretty busy as well on 880 through oakland. there was an accident by 23rd and it is just jammed from the
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coliseum all the way up towards downtown oakland. all right, that's your traffic. let's get an update on your forecast with lawrence. >> the weather looking good around the bay area if you like the cooler stuff, it was hot around the bay area yesterday but the temperatures coming down. the sea breeze is carrying some low clouds and fog, some of it making it into the delta now. at the coastline we're socked in with low clouds and fog where yesterday, we had beautiful sunshine all the way to the beaches. still, those temperatures coming down around the bay area today and will continue to do so. high pressure has moved out of the way, trough sitting in so temperatures today, yeah, 90s in many of the interior valleys, yesterday afternoon. today they will struggle to get to the low 80s. 60s and 70s around the bay. at the coast, only 50s and 60s with the patchy fog. tomorrow, even cooler if you can believe that. i think some places lucky to get into the 70s, unusually cool for this time of year. looks like as we head in towards thursday and friday we'll turn it around a little bit. high pressure building back in. temperatures warming up, staying below average into the first part of the weekend.
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welcome back to "the early show." it is a beautiful tuesday morning and we've got folks exercising here on the plaza. >> big time exercising. >> it take a look at that. people join gyms and a lot of these plans are very costly and we'll show issue low techt take. people join gyms and a lot of these plans are very costly and we'll show issue low tech take . people join gyms and a lot of these plans are very costly and we'll show issue low techtake a. people join gyms and a lot of these plans are very costly and we'll show issue low tech inexpensive ways to stay this shape. >> because you don't have to buy all this expensive equipment for your home. >> maybe you'll join me out here. >> i hope so. >> erica is on her way across town on lincoln center. we'll talk to her in just couple of minutes. it's a big week this week in new york, called fashion week.
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they moved all of the fashion shows from down in bryant park to up in lincoln center. and so there's a lot of sort of the even new level of crazy excitement going on up there. we have a great story coming up for you, as well. you saw the replay, right? >> very cool story. >> three times in one inning, if you can imagine. the diehard baseball fan from a tampa bay game, she goes to lots of games. she always brings her glove. imagine that. the first one she took on the chin. >> literally. >> and so we'll have that sorry for you story for you. >> sean mclaughlin from phoenix is here for dave.orry story for you. >> sean mclaughlin from phoenix is here for dave.rry story for you. >> sean mclaughlin from phoenix is here for dave.story for you. >> sean mclaughlin from phoenix is here for dave. >> i was just talking to michelle, survived the floods.
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>> yes. >> hermine is stipulate a tropical storm. it's it it's really putting down the ranch. average two inches. they'll get that in 48 hours across texas, all the way up in through portions of oklahoma and
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harry, that's a look at the weather. any baseball fans? we have interehave some fans ou. >> every fan credreams of catch a foul ball or even a home run. amelia missed this one with her glove. took it right on the chin. they gave her the ball. it's only fair. but it didn't end there. amelia was ready when a second foul ball was hit her way, right? oh, yeah. and then she caught a third foul
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ball in the same inning. fans and players alike ap-mauded her glove work absolutely and a meal qua l amelia is here. you have a red spot on your children. >> childre chin. >> i sure do. >> were you distracted at the last second? glifs ready for the ball, but it took a bad hop. >> shown yo you took it on the . what happened afterwards is this because the ball ends up going back out out field. how did you end up with the ball? >> actually, george hendricks come over and he hands me the ball, first base coach. he comes over and says next time you need to catch it with the glove, not your face. >> advice we could all use. >> exactly. >> so he hands you the ball.
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>> he hands me the ball. >> did the emt guys come over, were people concerned for your welfare? >> yes, actually, security came down and an emt guy came down, paramedic. and came over to see if i was okay. because they thought actually i'd probably lost some teeth. but i was fine. nothing bleeding. so i told them i said, being look, i'll talk to you, i'll give you any report you want, i'm okay, but i got it watto war the next ball. >> spoken as a true baseball phenomenon. you were pnot going to be deterred from watching your be loved devil rays who are in the fight of their life right now with the yankees. how often do you go to games? >> i go quite a bit. i'm a season ticket holder. i've probably been to about 450 games over the years. i started in 1998. >> so you are diehard. >> i am a diehard tampa bay ray fan. >> and so to see them play as well as they have played in the last couple years must be
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thrilling. >> it's wonderful. >> a very, very good team. and we can't shake it as a yankee fan, very difficult to shake. do you byou bring a glove to the always? >> always. i've played softball for many years growing up as a child and i want to be part of the game, so i feel like if a foul ball comes my way, i'm ready to catch it. i don't want to catch it with my hands. >> have you ever caught a foul ball before? >> yes, one other time at that same location. >> those are not your usual seats, right? >> no. >> a friend of yours who lets you use them from time to time? >> exactly. he actually invited us that night. and i said, great, this is wonderful. i can get to sit in those wonderful seats. >> so george hendrick hands you the ball, use your glove, not your face, and you think, okay, and the paramedics are around and everything else . and the next thing you know,
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here comes another ball. did you think -- what is this. >> i'mening i'm going to catch this one because i'm so afraid to get hit again. >> there you are, i got it there time. and what a great feeling. and another batter later, right is this. >> y >>? >> yes, right. >> bang over it goes and who catches it? there it is. what an experience. how cool has this whole thing been some because it's been repeated on television and ucht tube and everything else. >> it's been phenomenal. i can't express how wonderful the feeling is. i've played baseball all my life. i luft sport. it's an all american sport. i support the tampa bay rays fully. i love the team. and i'm excited all about it. so it was great. i can't explain it. >> well, this crazy eastern
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division vase certainly heating up. and we talked to the folkses from the devil rays and they decided to send you over -- how is this? a ball with all the players' signatures on. how is that? >> oh, my gosh. >> i'm going toss it over, so you better catch it. >> i can cherish this one. oh, this is so -- >> and a new hat. you could never use enough of those. >> oh, that is so great. >> what have we got here in the envelope? look at this, executive seats, four of them, for the game against the yankees on september 13th. do you think you can make it? >> i'm sure i can make it. >> you'll find a way. there you go. there tha . >> thank you very much. that is so wonderful. sdl what a pleasure to meet you and thank you for sharing your story with us here this morning. >> thank you very much, but i have one other thick i hang i h you. this is from our skip, joe maddon, a signed ball from him and i would like for you to have
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this. >> how cool is that? i would keep that and i'll put that in a place of honor. right underneath all my yankees stuff. thank you very much. what a pleasure. all right. up next, it's a big night for fashion. we'll preview fashion's night out when we come back. jaguar platinum coverage is not just a warranty. it's a belief in everything we do. it's a 5 year, 50,000 mile promise. with complimentary scheduled maintenance no-cost replacement of wear and tear items and 24/7 roadside assistance. because when you create the most beautiful, fast cars on earth, you create an ownership experience to match.
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having a home gym is convenience, a dream for a lot of people, but it can also be unbelievably expensive. things are tight for many of us, so we asked liz miersch from "self" magazine to show us inexpensive equipment that will if i have and you great workout. liz, good morning. how are you dodoing? >> thanks for having me. >> you're so psyched up. >> and you do not need fancy equipment or a gym to get fit.
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you can do this at home. we'll show you easy products. we actually have our program in the magazine now which shows you how to drop eight pounds at home, no gym required. >> so jumping rope is the first one. and this is such great exercise. >> this is the greatest at home card i don't option. you can burn up to 12 calories per minute doing this. i would say do small segments, two to five minutes. >> is there a right way to jump rope? some people sort of run through versus -- >> as long as usual gettiyou're getting your heart rate up. the handle should come up to your arm're getting your heart rate up. the handle should come up to your arm're getting your heart rate up. the handle should come up to your arm're getting your heart rate up. the handle should come up to your arm pits. so that's not the right rope for you. here's your right size. >> here, you try that one. >> and it's a little more
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convenient than a treadmill. >> yeah. all right. >> maybe you'll be better with the next one. let's move along to the yhula hoop. this is another big option. michelle obama and even beyonce are using this this to get fit. s it ises a fun childhood toy, but also a great way to get your heart rate up, tone your waist. >> i want to see you do it first. >> you want a hula hoop that's bigger like h this. >> can you hula hoop and do this segment at the same time is the question. >> of course. >> look at you. >> now, i don't know if i can walk to the next one, but -- >> this has got to be so good for the core. >> it's really whittling your waist. and we're so used to doing hoer body cardio. is this a different kind of strain on your heart. your heart will be pumping blood faster down to your lower body. so that's a great option. >> i'm very impressed.
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>> thank you. so let's go over here, two of my over favorites. a stability ball and dumbbells. she's on an unstable surface, so you'll be engaging your a bchbs little bit more. she's working her chest. $5 for the weights, $12 for the ball. another great option is this g 2 ball which shows you the exercises right on it. >> i bought one of these things to sit at while i'm at -- and when you do it, if you actually do it for an hour or so a day, it so helps your posture and all that core stuff again. >> and even though you're not really, really moving, you're still engaging your abs as you're sitting there. >> and it feels great when you get off. >> absolutely. >> what's your next one? >> next is another one you might like. these are gliding discs. we all like our squats and our
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lun lunges. you just slide out, slide to the back, and you're engaging your gluts and your quads. >> is this a special thing? >> yeah. people say you could use paper plates. but these are only $20 and come with an instructional dvd so it can show you -- sbl sh >> show me again. >> you want to use your inner thighses to pull back in, which is the trouble zone for all of us. so you're sliding in and out and back. both feet. you can slide out into push ups. great form. great form. >> that's very difficult. what is this? >> this is a kick ball. it is $2. and it can help you engage your abs so much more as you're crunching. she's squeezing it as she comes p . the lower portion of her
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abdominals is helping her tighten an squeeze and goes new that full range of hoegs. >> so it's almost like the blockses in yoga sometimes? >> similar, because yoga block can cost more than this $2 ball. >> and you can kick it around the backyard when you're did done. >> exactly. not just for done. >> exactly. not just for this.d done. >> exactly. not just for >> exactly. not just for this. >> and last but not least? >> this is post-exercise. you can use this to roll out sore muscles. a lot of times after a workout, you get that lactic acid built up, this will help rub things out a little bit. you can roll it on your shoulders. feels good, right? >> all right. didn't stop. a little to the left. >> it's good, right? and it's the same thing as you have the foam roller at the gym. these are just a little bit smaller and more compact. >> and the thing is, i mean, they say maybe use paper plates for that. a jump rope, you can get any range of, but you could actually just go to the hardware store and snip off a piece. >> exactly.
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most of he's things, everything's under $20. so there's really no excuse not to be able to get fit at home. >> you don't need thousands of dollars of equipment. >> no. that that's nice sometimes, but this works just as well. >> liz, good job. now let's go over to lincoln center and check in with erica. all that money you're saving on the gym you can put toward your new fashions for the fall. we're at lincoln center where in just under 12 hours, we're kicking off the fashion's night out initiative. and epic proportions. joining us now andre leon talley. so we're here at lincoln center. tonight you're kicking off the fashion's night out initiative with the largest i think public fashion show that's ever been done in new york city. 150 models. right above us at lincoln center. >> yes, on the promenade around the fountain. girls will be models what are the latest trends selected by vogue for fall.
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and these clothes are in the store this is week, so actually you can buy the clothes that you have seen them tonight. >> and you'll walk us through some of the looks. tell us about what it is. >> it was invented last year was the first time. and the mayor of new york, mayor bloomberg, and the city of new york, and the cfda for an in addition it difference to get people back in to stores after the economic meltdown of 2008. people needed to have a sense of oneness, a feeling of family going to shop. so this is now a global initiative. it will be in 16 countries. it will be in dubai, moscow, milan, new york, madrid. and it will be in 100 cities across the united states of america this week. >> so a lot of stores staying hope late that night. so show us some of the looks that maybe we could shop for. >> one of the big looks is a return to sort of '50s feeling. this is a prada dress.
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very mad men. so we go from high to low. we have things in the show that are from $10 to the person who wants to spend $10,000. >> so this is the more high end. >> this is the high end. plaid is in. very much an investment piece, because great piece for fall. >> for those of us who are on more of a budget? >> straight to white house black market, one of michelle bap's favorite labels. a little banana republic cardigan which will get you through the fall in to spring. this is back to the '50s. >> and that you could wear to work, but this is always dressier, you could wear it out to a dinner. >> more polish in the whole season. it's all about polish. here you have an english designer in a chiffon for a younger audience. but what's great is vogue teams it up with a gap sherling. >> and that's very big.
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>> so this is a great look. and hwhen you want to go minimally chic, you go for this double breasted polo coat. >> and this you'll have forever. >> and for the girl who must be in, she must have camel. >> so this this a cape? >> this is a sleeve last cape. it zips so it can keep you warm. it's about dressing up really beautiful velvet dresses, but the important thing is that this is to get people feeling happy and good about fashion. and you can look good for $10 or $10,000. >> you have cute stuff, too, for shoes. >> shoes are back. this is a new color which i would call cranberry. high stiletto. >> and that pointy toe is back. >> it's classic.
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>> love it. and all of it kicks off tonight with a huge fashion show. >> first time ever in new york history. we'll have some exciting ling celebrity, special surprise guest entertainment, but all to help people feel that they can go into stores and find something affordable. >> and help jump-start the economy. and the official event is this friday. some stores open as late as 11:00. so check in the stores in your city. thanks for being with us. and if you can't be in new york city, you can still be a part of it because you can check it out online. just logon to ncht ocht, kicks off at 7:00 eastern tonight. you can catch the live webcast hosted by none other. and for a recap, be sure to tune in right here on cbs next tuesday, september 14th, 10:00, 9:00 central for, for a prime t
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special. so you know what to buy at the store this is friday night. harry, jeff, i hope you were taking notes. >> we got notes. here's the most important question of the morning is jeff wants to know where andre got his leather jacket. serious. >> do you want me to get you the answer for real? >> would you report back? >> where is your jacket from? >> my jacket is from prada. >> i got the sale one fme one f for christmas last year. >> very good. thanks, erica. can i show you one thing very quickly? when you go on google today, you got to see this. this is the craziest thing. when you put your -- when you track your mouse across, isn't that the coolest thing? i spent at least 20 minutes trying to figure out the origin. but when you're on the google website today, and then if you left click the mouse, it turns into like blue chips. >> they did the pack man thing with the google logo, as well.
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>> that was a great piece on with the google logo, as well. >> that was a great piece on sunday morning two sundays,,,,
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it is 8:55. good morning, everyone. i'm sydnie kohara with your cbs 5 news headlines. a wildfire in a canyon of the colorado foothills has destroyed dozens of homes including some belonging to firefighters. about 3,000 people have been evacuated. no injuries are reported. that fire has scorched 3500 acres northwest of boulder. former hewlett-packard ceo mark hurd has signed on to work at oracle. he will be the software company's co-president and will report directly to ceo larry ellison. hurd resigned from hp in the wake of a sexual harassment investigation. the company's board found he did "not" violate hp's sexual harassment policy. and volunteers and police searching a landfill in pittsburg in the east bay for a fifth day today. they are looking for clues in the disappearance of a hercules man who may be the
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fifth victim in an east bay murder spree. traffic and weather right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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a lot of traffic around the bay area looks like 880 in oakland. a lot of congestion and very slow. we have had a lot of accidents and people just maybe not paying attention.
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i don't know. there's a lot of problems on the road and a lot of backups. this is 880 through oakland. it looks like this from 238 towards downtown oakland. got another accident reported here in san jose, northbound 101 approaching 880 at least one lane is blocked. and it's not any better on 280 heading out of downtown san jose. very slow from downtown all the way to cupertino. again, that's northbound 280 traffic right here by the 880 interchange where it tends to bottleneck anyway. down the eastshore freeway we had an earlier accident near university and it is stilling very slow this morning as you come out of hercules. it does pick up a bit once you hit ashby past the earlier accident scene. lawrence has the forecast. >> big changes today as we see low clouds and fog spreading around the bay area from mount vaca, some of that patchy fog making its way inland. more at the coast and the bay. temperatures coming way down. 80s in the bay area, cooler as we head in towards tomorrow. looks like warming up thursday
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